of the Gulag
© Juozas Eidukiavičius Boxing match in Vorkuta Camp
© Juozas Eidukiavičius Prisoners on an ice-rink in a camp at Chuna, Siberia
© Juozas Eidukiavičius Lithuanians in Vorkuta. Juozas top left
© Juozas Eidukiavičius Lithuanians in Vorkuta. Juozas 3rd left
© Juozas Eidukiavičius Lithuanians in Vorkuta. Juozas 2nd row 2nd left
© Juozas Eidukiavičius Lithuanians and Russians in Vorkuta
© Juozas Eidukiavicius Juozas and fellow-prisoners in Siberia
© Juozas Eidukiavičius Prisoners in Vorkuta, 1956
© Juozas Eidukiavičius
From the age of 17, Juozas Eidukiavičius was in some of the harshest camps in the USSR, Inta and Vorkuta, both in the Komi Republic in the north of Russia. He was also in the Ozerlag, one of the huge Siberian camps in the Irkutsk region between Tayshet and Bratsk on the BAM, the railway built to double the Transsiberian.
He took part in a strike, an uprising, he escaped from one camp only to be recaptured shortly after.